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  • Country and western bar opens in Oak Forest

    Country and western bar opens in Oak Forest
    Rockin' Horse Saloon and Grill, a new watering hole with a definite country feel, opened last month at 5200 W. 159th St. in Oak Forest. "We even have reclaimed barn wood decorating the inside," said general manager Bob Potokar of the former Oxygen...
  • Weekend Escape: Sebastopol exudes artisanal, organic, family-owned charm

    Weekend Escape: Sebastopol exudes artisanal, organic, family-owned charm
    Highway 101 divides Sonoma County neatly in half. East County tends to be sophisticated, and if it had a capital it would be Sonoma. West County is more laid-back, more bohemian. It's where terms such as "organic," "artisanal," "family-owned" and "locally...
  • Oregon's Heceta Head Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast casts a bright glow

    Oregon's Heceta Head Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast casts a bright glow
    Where can you stay in a historic sentinel — rumored to be haunted — on a rugged coastline? Or watch a towering beacon cast beams of light that extend 21 miles out to sea? Nowhere, except at Heceta Head Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast on Oregon's...
  • Myanmar: See the country by private jet, balloon and boat

    Myanmar: See the country by private jet, balloon and boat
    A new excursion organized by TCS World Travel, which specializes in private jet tours, will explore the ancient cities and Buddhist monasteries of Myanmar. Travelers will float in a hot air balloon over the temples of Bagan, take a boat ride on Inle...
  • Deconstructing Champagne: Many wines come together in one bottle

     Deconstructing Champagne: Many wines come together in one bottle
    We know Champagne as a singular wine, in at least two meanings of that word. It's exceptional, isn't it? Nothing quite like it, this wine that smiles. But it also presents itself as complete and finished, a wine as a singularity, from the...
  • Fishing report

    Fishing report
    LAKE OKEECHOBEE With the cooler weather, flipping will be the best bet for catching bass until the water temperature warms. Try using jigs and plastic crawdads around isolated reed heads in spawning areas inside the grass. EVERGLADES/FRESHWATER...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Outdoors notebook
    Free fishing: Nov. 29 is saltwater license free fishing day, which means no recreational saltwater fishing license is needed for Florida residents and visitors. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission also is introducing nine saltwater grand...
  • 8 must-see destinations in Alaska by cruise ship

    8 must-see destinations in Alaska by cruise ship
    Cruise passenger Steve Trabun has sailed through Alaska's Inside Passage three times. And he can't wait to go again. "The scenery is spectacular, and the wildlife is amazing," said Trabun, who lives in Spokane, Wash., and enjoys sailing with Princess...
  • La Quinta Resort & Club is an oasis for human and dog

    La Quinta Resort & Club is an oasis for human and dog
    When it comes to pet travel, the Palm Springs area really knows how to throw a dog a bone. In fact, some people say hoteliers in the region are more likely to roll out the welcome mat for dogs than kids. I'm not sure about that, but during a weekend...
  • France: Explore Paris, airfare included from LAX

    France: Explore Paris, airfare included from LAX
    If you've always wanted to spend some time in the City of Light but think it's too pricey, check out the six-night Paris Discovered trip offered by Sceptre Tours. The trip, which begins with international round-trip air transportation from LAX, includes...
  • Asia: See the sights along the Mekong on a river cruise

    Asia: See the sights along the Mekong on a river cruise
    Explore rural life along the Mekong River on three-to-seven-night sailings between Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, Cambodia, aboard the Aqua Mekong, a new river expedition boat. The Red Savannah-coordinated tour offers shore...